Pioneering app that supports breastfeeding mums to launch during World Breastfeeding Week

SETsquared Bristol member, LatchAid, the Gloucestershire/Bristol firm using innovative technology to revolutionise breastfeeding, is expanding further by launching its new app during World Breastfeeding Week. Lack of breastfeeding is a global concern and the UK has the worst breastfeeding rate in the world. Breastfeeding reduces risks of diseases for mothers and babies, improves life expectancy,…

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Lights, camera, latch on! Oscar-winning founder of motherhood app wins prestigious innovation award

The founder of SETsquared Bristol member, LatchAid, a femtech startup using innovative technology to revolutionise breastfeeding and early parenting support, has won the prestigious Women in Innovation award. Dr. Chen Mao Davies started LatchAid after facing her own struggles with breastfeeding, pain and subsequent depression. She realised that mothers needed maternal support fit for the…

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Diverse pipeline of talent celebrated at Bristol’s Silicon Gorge

Eleven of the most exciting early-stage tech and digital startups in the South West and Wales pitched last week to an audience of high-calibre investors at the Silicon Gorge Investor Showcase final. Part of the Investment Activator Programme, Silicon Gorge is one of the West’s major investment events, with selected startups getting through semi-finals to…

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Receipt Bank acquires Bristol startup Xavier to power accountants with “better advice from better data”

SETsquared Bristol members and data quality startup, Xavier Analytics, has been acquired by digital accounting platform Receipt Bank, boosting the range of advisory tools offered to accountants and bookkeepers.  Xavier automates complex checking of financial data with an easily understandable health score. It detects errors and anomalies in complex business data within accounting software, reducing the…

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SETsquared Bristol case study – Fluence World: Where linguistics meets artificial intelligence

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we showcase a number of case studies demonstrating the breadth of tech at SETsquared Bristol and what it takes to achieve success. We had a chat with Fluence World Co-founder and COO, Jennifer Hore… What does Fluence World do? Fluence delivers AI-assisted Quality Assurance to regulated industries. In…

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Xavier Analytics crowned Emerging App Partner of the Year at the Xero Awards UK & Ireland 2020

SETsquared Bristol members, Xavier Analytics, won Emerging App Partner of the Year at the Xero annual awards. Held at London’s iconic Electric Brixton, the awards showcased the achievements made by those leading the way in the accounting and app industries. Hosted by award-winning comedian Lucy Porter, the glittering event recognised and celebrated the 150 practices…

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